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Make electoral reform a priority

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Government is back in session and that means the polls are out again. The recent Ekos poll has the Conservatives in a slim lead over the Liberals – probably enough to make the PM say “neener neener” in parliament, but not quite enough to guarantee a majority win if an election was called today. Similarly […]

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Now is the chance to show that you aren’t a hypocrite!

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

The Liberal premiere of Ontario just prorogued the provincial legislature on a whim, seemingly so he can watch the olympics uninterrupted with annoying distractions… like, say, WORK. Personally, I don’t care much, that’s how parliaments tend to function.  It gets prorogued on the whim of the leader.  That’s how our flavour of democracy works, although […]

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Why don’t I have a Conservative party sign on my lawn?

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

I got called today by the local Conservative riding association to ask if I’d put up a lawn sign for Elie Salibi, the Conservative candidate in my riding.  This isn’t a surprise in and of itself as I have been a long time Conservative party member. However, I have declined to support the party with […]

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